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IRE vs SA Dream11 Prediction 2nd T20I Playing 11, Top Picks, Fantasy Cricket Tips for Dream11 Team for Today’s Match


IRE vs SA Dream11 Prediction: South Africa vs Ireland T20I series had an exciting start a few days before. Ireland almost came close to the mighty South African side in the 1st T20I in a thrilling run chase. Now both these sides will once again face off against each other at the same venue for the one last time to finish the 2nd and last T20I of this series. Let’s see who are the top fantasy picks from both sides for this match.

IRE vs SA Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

Fixture Name: Ireland vs South Africa, 2nd T20I

Competition: South Africa tour of Ireland 2022

Date: 5th August 2022

Time: 11:00 PM IST

Ground: County Ground, Bristol

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Last result at County Ground, Bristol

South Africa 211/5 (20 overs) won against Ireland 190/9 (20 overs) by 21 runs –August 3, 2022

Ireland vs South Africa Pitch Report

The pitch in Bristol is a batting-friendly wicket. The average score on this wicket is 173 with the average first innings score moving up to 178. In the last two matches played at this venue, the team batting first has crossed 200. The captain who wins the toss is expected to bat first on this wicket considering the outcome of the last match played at this venue.

Team Form Guide:

SA (recent first): W W W L NR
IRE (recent first): L  L L L L

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IRE Playing 11

Paul Stirling
Andrew Balbirnie(c)
Lorcan Tucker(wk)

Harry Tector

Gareth Delany

Curtis Campher
George Dockrell
Mark Adair
Barry McCarthy

Andy McBrine
Joshua Little

  • Ireland is expected to field the same eleven from the 1st T20I despite the loss.
  • Craig Young is out of the series due to a groin injury.
  • Andy McBrine who replaced him in the eleven is expected to continue.
  • Lorcan Tucker was in fine form with the bat in the 1st T20I, he is expected to continue at number three ahead of Harry Tector.
  • Ireland will continue with the pace trio of Adair, McCarthy, and Little.

Paul Stirling Stats in T20I

  • The veteran opener is Ireland’s best bet against South African bowling.
  • He is expected to go all guns blazing in a small Bristol Ground.
Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent Form
106 2851 135.31 20/1 18, 21, 13, 120, 0

Harry Tector Stats in T20I

  • Harry Tector has been in fine form in the recently concluded series against India and New Zealand.
  • He is expected to top the batting charts for Ireland.
Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
36 654 133.13 3 6, 2, 5, 108, 4

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SA Playing 11

Quinton de Kock
Reeza Hendricks
Rassie Van der Dussen
Aiden Markram

Heinrich Klaasen
Tristan Stubbs
Dwayne Pretorius
Wayne Parnell
Keshav Maharaj (c)
Lungi Ngidi
Tabraiz Shamsi

  • Reeza Hendricks justified his opening spot in the last match with a well-made 74.
  • South Africa is expected to field the same eleven from the 1st T20I.
  • Miller and Nortje is expected to be rested for this match as well.
  • De Kock and Hendricks will open the innings, followed by Van der Dussen, Markram, Klaasen, and Stubbs.
  • Parnell, Ngidi, Maharaj, and Shamsi will form the core bowling unit.

Aiden Markram Stats in T20I

  • He was in fine form in the 1st T20I, scoring a 27-ball 56.
  • With the ground dimensions small, Markram is expected to feast on the Irish bowling at Bristol.
Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent Form
22 695 150.11 8/0 51, 52, 0, 19, 51

Lungi Ngidi Stats in T20I

  • He is in the best of his form. He was the leading wicket-taker in the recently concluded T20I series between South Africa and England.
  • In the absence of Rabada, he is expected to spearhead this proteas attack.
Matches Wickets Economy 5 Wickets Recent Form
29 48 8.60 1 1/39, 0/10, 2/11, 5/39, 2/6

Who will win Ireland vs South Africa today match?

  • In the last 2 years, these two sides have faced each other 4 times, and South Africa has emerged victorious in all these 4 matches.
  • In the last 5 T20I games played by these two sides, South Africa has won 3 and Ireland has won 0.
  • South Africa is a far more well-balanced side than Ireland in all three formats of the game.

According to the Ireland vs South Africa today match prediction, South Africa is the favourites to win this match.

IRE vs SA Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket keepers: Quinton De Kock
Batters: Paul Stirling, Harry Tector, Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, Tristan Stubbs
All-rounders: Curtis Campher
Bowlers: Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Tabraiz Shamsi, Mark Adair


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IRE vs SA Dream11 prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Aiden Markram, Lungi Ngidi

For Grand League: Tristan Stubbs, Lorcan Tucker

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Midhun M Menon

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